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Sligo Southern Hotel

Welcome to the Sligo Southern Hotel

The Sligo Southern Hotel is a family owned and operated hotel with a blend the elegance and intimacy of a more gracious age, with the best of modern comforts.  Originally constructed by the Southern Railways in 1928, as a resort hotel the then Great Southern Hotel was one of the first resort hotels in Ireland. Located beside both the train and bus station in the heart of Sligo City, and the only city centre hotel with a full Leisure Centre.

We serve an appetising bar menu through out the day, from gourmet sandwiches and traditional Atlantic chowder to mouth-watering main courses all of which is very popular with locals, our Garden Room restaurant offers an extensive menu each evening using fresh produce sources from local suppliers.  We also serve a variety of pastries, scones and finger sandwiches which can be enjoyed  throughout the day beside an open fires in our lobbies


The award winning leisure centre boasts a 13 metre swimming pool, a children’s pool, sauna, steam room and a fully air conditioned gym.

The Sligo Southern Hotel can cater for a wide variety of group sizes with their range of conference suites, allowing for meetings and seminars of different scales to take place. 

Sligo, home to the poet and playwright WB Yeats offers a wide range of amenities from the 340 seat Hawks Well theatre which hosts a diverse programme of arts and entertainments to the 12 screen multiplex Gaiety Cinema.  We have it all, riverside cafes, museums, art galleries, shopping centres and within a 5 mile radius you have a choice of beaches, links golf courses, woodland walks and scenery renowned internationally.

The Sligo Southern Hotel offers a variety of holidays to suit all tastes, activity breaks include surfing, stand up paddle boarding, golfing  and walking to name but a few, theatre breaks, over 50’s and family holidays are also on offer all year round.